The Covid-19 vaccination campaign began on January 5 at the Lavit-de-Lomagne nursing home in Tarn-et-Garonne. Some 2,500 residents of retirement homes in Tarn-et-Garonne must be vaccinated within three to four weeks. To speed up the vaccination campaign, the prefect of Tarn-et-Garonne announces the upcoming opening of three new vaccination centers and vaccination of people over 75 living at home.
Local elected officials called to the rescue
The local elected officials of the department are asked to identify isolated elderly people and vulnerable people aged 75 and over living at home who may have difficulty getting to immunization centers. Elected officials are also called upon to provide administrative support to vaccination centers.
Three vaccination centers already open
- A first center dedicated to the vaccination of health personnel at the Montauban hospital center.
- Two other centers organized in conjunction with city medicine professionals in Moissac (rue du Chasselas, in the current Covid screening center) and in Nègrepelisse (in the premises of the hospital center).
These centers are open by appointment health professionals (hospital, liberal or working in medico-social establishments working with vulnerable groups) and administrative staff working in these establishments, home helpers working with the elderly and disabled and firefighters, when they have over 50 and / or comorbidities.
People over 75 vaccinated by appointment
As of January 18, the centers must be able to accommodate, always by appointment, people aged 75 and over living at home. They will receive an invitation from the Health Insurance by mail or email to inform them.
The prefecture of Tarn-et-Garonne activates from this Monday, January 11 the public information unit (CIP) can be contacted at 08.11.00.06.82.